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bent-phowras cattle akd 

HORSE GROWERS ASSN. 


ANNUaL J* E TING 
FEBRUARY 15 , 1975 
SPhlNGFIELD, COLO. 


i'he lC6th annual meeting of the Bent-Prowers Cattle and 
Horse Growers Assn. was celled to order at 1:50 P.K. Feb. 15, 1975 
by President Kick Kendenhall at the Springfield School. Calvin 
Thompson welcomed us to Springfield. 

Pres. Kendenhall then recognized the following visiting 
state and local offlcers-Lee Spann. Jay Howe, Farshall Frazier, 

Bob Shoemaker, Bob Burghart Jr., Ken Clark, Eddie Dunlap t nd 
Joe Frazier. 

The minutes were read and It was moved by dill Wootten/ 

Calvin Thompson that they be approved, t otion carried. The 
treasurer* s report was given. It was moved by Eddie Dunlap/ 

Lyman Edgar to accept the report. Lotion carried. 

A talk w* s given by CCA Pres. Lee SDann. He stated that 
U. S. President Gerald Ford wished to disnose of the school 
lunch program, although the future does not look bright we 
must continue to work in all areas especially advertising. 

State Brand Commissioner Jay Howe Spoke bout the bill that 
Hep. Forrest Burns war bringing before the legist ture to h fee 
all cattle from ou£ of st- te not brnnded/'be branded before 
entering a commercial fe d lot. 

Bill Wootten gave a short tc lk on Cattle-Fax. 

CCA 1st Vice-Pres. Bob Burghart Jr. reported on the Beef 
uevelopement Task Force also known as the National Check-Off 
sys tem. 

Hep. Bob Shoemaker ilso g ve f short talk. 

The nominating committee report was given by Bill Wootten 
as follows: Pres. -John Givan, 1st Vice-Pres. Bill Lootten, 

2nd Vice-Pres. -Narvey Lar ew, Sec. -rrene. -Lorraine Schlelnin*. 
board Lembers- J. D. Bloodworth, Corwin brown, Ken Clark, 


Pcs.^ wline, nd Dean, Eddie Dunlap, D. J. Ellenberger, Robert 


W-, E. nose, D. J, Schlelnins, Calvin Thompson, Harry 'Wallace, 


the location of the 1976 ceetinc, It was moved by Eddie Dunlap/ 
rill Aootten to have the board decide on this matter, 
hot ion carried. 

President Lendenhall asked for the general feelinv of the 
oent-Prowers «ssn. concerning the National Beef Task Force. It 
was coved by Jim Kcfcillin/Ker Clark that 3ent-Frowers so on 
record to support the Beef Task F<2rce. Following a lenp-fchy 
discussion the notion car: led. 

The resolutions "ere then read by committee chairman Lew 
i a thews. All 13 resolutions carried on first reading except 
^ and 5* They to were pas-ed following some changes. A 
detailed Cooy is attached. A l4th resolution concerning late 
antelope hunting season was discussed. It was moved to have 
this resolution drawn uo at the next board meetlna. All 5 
counties favored a late hunting season. 

A cowbelle report was ariven by Cowbelle secretary, frs. 
harlene Temple. 

The meeting was adjourned for the eveneing banquet at 
which time Henry Hidolph and R. Schuyler Wolf were presented 
with life-time memberships. 




accent this slate of officers. Motion carried 


me new Fres. John Glvan conducted a discussion r oncernln? 




Bent- Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John Groans. Preudeni 
Arlington, Colorado 81021 

William R Woof ten First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 81052 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Narvay tanw. Second Vice President 
Eads. Colorado 81036 

Lorraine $chie*mng. Secretary-Treasurer 
Witey Colorado 81092 



Ber.t-Prowers Ccittle and. r.ors e Gpo'^ers Association 

Resolutions 


Feb 


15 , 


1975 


Bent- Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John Givans President 
Arlington, Colorado 81021 

William R Woollen First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado B1052 

Narvey Larrew, Second Vice President 
Eads Colorado 81036 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Lorraine Schletmng Sec ret ary Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 



Resolution Ho 


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of any product has been detramental whenever apolied; 
rHES-fORE IT RESOLVED, that Ben t-P rowers Cattle and Horse 
Qroxers Association goes on record as being ooposed to govern- 
mental interference with the free market systen, and opposes any 
imposition of price controls. 


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Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


F'rtiCent 

XrUr&Qr Cacrado 8t02i 

,\ am R viootieo First Vice President 
La^-ar CctQraao Si 062 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Sarve> Larre* Second Vice President 
Eacs Colorado 81Q3G 


Ukraine Sc^ Secretary- Treasurer 

V\ ev Co^acc 81092 



Resolution No 


‘ lS * ic is widely accepted that there nust be wise use of our 


ri—._ i t Lhat Bent— Prowers Cattle and. tiorse Growers 


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1-r.ds; and , 


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.association 

race 

should take 

into 

to use it as 

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a landowner 


to u^e it us ne wisr.es witnin reason , and that land use planning 


is nose effective on the local level 


Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John Givans President 
Arlington, Colorado 01021 

William R Wootten First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 01052 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Narvey Larrew Second Vice President 
Eads Colorado B1036 


Lorraine Schleinrng Secretary-Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 



dissolution Wo. 2. 


W&EhEaS, the members of Bent-Growers Cattle and Horse Growers 
association are acutely aware cf the economic loss sustained bv 

A ! 

the livestock industry as well as heavy losses of ajame animals and 
birds as a result of insufficient predator control; and, 

THEBtEPOHE 3H, IT HZSOLVED, that Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse 
Growers Association suooorts effective management of predators for 
preservation of wildlife and domestic animals which oroduce 


food fiber. 



Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 

John Givans President 
Arlington, Colorado 81021 

William R Wootten, First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 81052 

Narvey Larre* Second Vice President 
Eads. Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Scheming Secretary -Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 



RHSOLuno:: xo. 


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— t the Colorado Constitution provides for a highway tax fund 


oo used solely for tne building and ma intenance of interstate, 
state, and form to market highways; end , 


.v^iAS, this fund, at oresent, is not sufficient to orovide 
adequate funds for the construction and maintenance of needed 
highways, which has resulted in the necessity of the Colorado 
•-i -v n ay C onm is s i on postponing many essential highway projects 
seated by Colorado's various County Commissioners ; and, 
r.-.i?.EF0iiE 3i IT RESOLVED, that Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse 
Growers Association opoose any further legislative action which 
would appro oriate Highway User Tax money for any purposes other 
t,.an i or uhe con^oruction and maintence of highways and streets 


in the State of Colorado. 


Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John Givans Presfdent 
Arlington Colorado BT021 

v*' am fl Woe Hen First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado B1052 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Narvry LAtrem Second V*Cfc President 
EalS Co Of ado 61036 


Lorra Sen i^hmg Secretary ^Treasurer 

Wiiey Colorado 0TO92 



Besolution No . 5 

jiESRc&S f If the people of the United States of Ane 

to be well fed now and lr. the future as they hav. 
and. 


rica are t?oinsc 
been in the cast; 


rHEitEFOrti at II r.ES0LVZD f that Bent -Prowers Cattle and Horse 

Growers Association goes on reeord stating that the agriculture 
industry be allocated 100^ of its - 


current fuel needs 


Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 


OFFICERS 

John G i vans. President 
Arlington. Cofcorado 81021 

William R Wootten First Vice Presideni 

Lamar . Colorado 81052 

Narvey Larrew Second Vice President 
Eads. Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Scheming, Secret ary -Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 


Organized 1870 

STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 



Resolution No, 6 


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the members of 3ent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers 
Association are concerned with beef imports; 


£ nd 




lExtiAS , uhe President of the United States has the powers given 
him under the l?6A Import Act; 

IhEnEPOEE 3E II RESOLVED, that Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse 
Growers Association goes on record requesting 

A, Phci t , President Pord immediately invoke the powers he 
has limiting beef imoorts ; 

3. That, any and all imoorted beef be labeled so that the 
consumer knows when foreign beef is being purchased; and, 

C, That, foreign beef must meet the sane high inspection 
standards as domestic beef; and, 

i ^.n,R iir* C -i, p Ii .inSOLVuD, that beef imports be regulated bv the 
relcitionsnip of beef prices to a parity system- that is, when beef 
prices are lower than 8 5^ of oarity no imports will be permitted, 
and when beef prices are above 85 * parity imports can be admitted 


in proportion with the price relation with oarity. 


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Organized 1870 

STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


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assessor system ? ^ ° taa *"« «» W—t 


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Growers Association f Cattle and Horse 

tl0n 1S '“’-alterably oooosea to anv , 

Present assessor's svste- and ' ° nan * S ln the 

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"P **" ^ C* T* ^ ^ ^ _ 

: 11 H£S0L7 -- that 3ent-Prowers Cattl 

Growers Association favors ,eepi„ ? tax ass=ss 

° fflClalS res t° ns lPl® to the County emissions"" l0Cal 



Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John Givans President 
Arlington. Colorado 81021 

Wiliam R Wootten, First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 81052 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Narvey Larrew Second Vice President 
Eads. Colorado 81036 


Lorraine Schletmng Secret ary* Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81 092 




Resolution No. 8 

inER£A3 t the present federal estate taxation is responsible for the 
^apii decline of the family farms and ranchers; and, 


THEREFORE 3£ IT RESOLVED, that Bent-Prowers 
^ ~ ® ~ s association sross on record favoring 
and ranches for .federal Estate Tax based on 
for agricultural production, only. 


Cattle and Horse 
the valuation of farms 
the value of the land 



Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 


OFFICERS 

John Givans President 
Arlington Colorado 81021 

William R Wool ten First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 81052 

Narvey larrew Second Vice President 
Eads, Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Schleming, Secretary-Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 


Organized 1870 

STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


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Resolution Xo. 9 


, there are continually increasing demands for political 
control of peoole and oroosrty; and, 

v. nEhn_i3 , individual property rights are constantly under attack; and, 


WiuaiJtS , 


right of 


new legislation is continually being introduced giving the 
eoinent domain to various public agencies and departments; a 
rriEHEPOrtE 3E IT RESOLVED, that Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers 
Association urges the Colorado Cattlemen's Association to reiterate 
to our legislatures our oast policy of beinv opcosed to granting 
or use of any present or future or additional rlshts of eminent 
domain to any branches of local, state, or federal government. 


Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 

John Givans, President 
Arlington, Colorado 81021 

William R Woollen, First Vico Prosidont 
Lamar Colorado 81052 

Garvey Larre* Second Vico President 
Eads, Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Schleming Secretary* Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 


Resolution No, 10 

WHEREAS, there has been an increase in the numbers of cattle in 
herds in the United States; and, 

i r.^Rz-FORi 3 — IT RESOLVED, that 3ent— Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers 
Association ?oes on record encouraging all cattlemen to keep their 
normal movement of cattle and urge cattlemen in all pares of the 
United States to do likewise; and, 

^ 1-1 ^ ^ rURiHER ABSOLVED, that surplus choice or lower Quality meat 

be canned and made available to Government Institutions for foreign 

trade and disaster relief so that beef prices can become profitable 
once again. 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


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Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 


John G^an$ President 
Ar ington. Colorado 81021 


A am R Wool ten First Vice President 
La^ar Colorado 81052 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Narvey Larre* Second Vice President 
Eads Colorado 81036 


Lorrame Scheming Secretary-Treasurer 
Wiiev Colorado 81092 



Resolution No. 11 


' rHS SENT-PHOWnaS CATTLE AND HOBSE GHOWEHS ASSOCIATION 
express its appreciation to the following persons and 
for helping with its 1975 Annual Meeting: 

Springfield Chamber of Commerce 


wishes to 
organizations 


Springfield School System 
Springfield VFW 
Arkansas Valley Journal 
Lamar Tri -State Daily News 
Plainsman Herald 


Bent County Democrat 


K L M R Radio Station 
Crlnond & Schemahorn 
Nestphall Trucking Company 
LaVern Jenkins Trucking Company 
Baca County Express 


arown and Associates 


Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 

Organized 1870 

OFFICERS 

John Giva^s President 
Arlington Colorado 81021 

V* 'i:am P Woollen First Vice President 
Lama r Color ad o 8 1 052 

Narvev Larre* Second Vice President 
Eads Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Scriieining Secret ary Treasurer 

Wiley Colorado 81092 


STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 



resolution No. 12 


r — BENT-PROWERS CATTLE AND HOriSE GROWERS ASSOCIATION cites the 
service of President Lee Spann, Executive Vice-President, Dave Rice, 
and the Directors and Board of Control of the CCA and their staff; 
Oil leers and the staff of ANCA; and, our own retiring Officers and 
Board Members, especially Mick Mendenhall, retiring President, as 
having a favorable effect on our industry the past year. 

FJHTrER, we would like to cite the fallowing gentlemen for aroint 
to Washington D. C. for the entire cattle industry; Lee Spann, 

CCA President; Charles Bradley, Immediate past President,: Mick 
Mendenhall, Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association; 

Henry Blackourn, Southern Colorado Livestock Association: Tom 


S oenc 


, Pueblo Stock Growers Association; and Randy Shook, 


Cattle Guard, 


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Bent-Prowers Cattle and Horse Growers Association 


OFFICERS 

John G i vans President 
Arlington Colorado 81021 

William R Wool ten First Vice President 
Lamar Colorado 81052 

Narvey Larre* Second Vice President 
Eads Colorado 81036 

Lorraine Scheming Secretary -Treasurer 
Wiley Colorado 81092 


Organized 1870 

STAR ROUTE 
WILEY, COLORADO 81092 


Be solution No . 13 


'* 2 VIISH ro 30 r 2 with regret the passing of several dedicated 
and life nepers and express our sympathy to their families: 
Dewey Lowry, Ken Steinford, C. C. Gooden, Felix Kundei 1 - < 
and Reinhart Wollert, Sr. f Claude Cathcart and John Wootten. 
Our deepest sympathies are offered to these families. 


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